elementary OS keyboard shortcuts

elementary OS

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
20 months ago
- Shortcuts
Note: On Windows keyboards, use Windows key instead of Cmd.
⌘ Cmd + Space

App launcher

Alt + β­Ύ Tab

Window switcher

↑   Shift + Alt + β­Ύ Tab

Swtich windows backwards

⌘ Cmd + W

Window overview

⌘ Cmd + A

Window overivew (across all workspaces)

⌘ Cmd + ←  β†’

Switch workspace

⌘ Cmd + S

Workspace overview

⌘ Cmd + 0

New workspace

⌘ Cmd + 1 - 9

Jump to specific workspace

⌘ Cmd + Alt + ←  β†’

Move app windows left and right between workspaces

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ←  β†’

Move window with workspace

Ctrl + ⌘ Cmd + ↑  β†“

Maximize / unmaximize window

⌘ Cmd + L

Lock screen

⌘ Cmd +
+

Move window

⌘ Cmd +
+

Resize window

⌘ Cmd

Shift

or Win
or ↑   Shift
Source: elementary.io

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Program information

Program name: elementary OS elementary OS (General)

elementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It closely resembles macOS both visually and in terms of user experience. elementary OS uses Gala as its windows manager.

Web page: elementary.io

Last update: 22 Feb 2020

Shortcut count: 18

How easy to press shortcuts: 64%

Platform detected: Windows and macOS mixed

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jan says: 16 months ago 10/20/2018 3:34 PM
I am trying to figure out how to have similar behaviour to windows file manager using backspace. When I hit backspace under windows explorer i move one level up in file directory. I cannot find how to have the same in elementary.

futuredayv says in reply to jan : 11 months ago 3/31/2019 1:36 PM
It's ALT + UP / DOWN